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Hiker in severe fall on Woody Buttress

A mountain rescue call came in on Sunday morning for a hiker who had fallen while walking on Table Mountain. The hiker, a male in his late twenties/early thirties, and two other companions were walking up Woody Buttress when he fell, pulling a large block off with him.


Mining firm eyes wilderness area

A Gauteng company, Dream Weaver Trading 56 (Ltd), has applied for exploration rights in a declared wilderness area, as well as in a couple of neighbouring Boland farms.

Pictures of the latest WC Bouldering in Moscow

Pictures from final round of the World Cup Bouldering comp in Moscow


Patxi Usobiaga Interview

The Russian website Baurock has a very extensive interview with Patxi Usobiaga


At Arco Rock junior 2010, Serbian climber Stasa Gejo (12 years ) won everything there was to win, lead, speed, and boulder and with 300 points jumped at the top of the overall ranking (born 97/98). None (even boys ) did better than her.

Mountain body welcomes China’s Everest ban on children

The international body that represents mountaineers has welcomed China’s decision to ban under-18s climbing Everest.


Video: Boulder WC 2010 report #3 – Vail

Perfect bouldering conditions, an impressively high wall and very interesting route setting – Vail felt like a Highlight of the 2010 Bouldering World Cup so far!


Thick snowfalls draw crowds

The snowfalls at Matroosberg Nature Reserve in Ceres, covered in snow since Monday, had a bumper day with hundreds coming to play in the snow.


VIDEO: Adam Ondra, the movie

For more than a year now, Czech film maker Petr Pavlíček has been gathering material for his film about Adam Ondra:


TUZGLE movie

Two years ago Julien Nadiras went to Argentina to explore a new climbing site, resulting in the movie Tuzgle, which is now available in HD for €5 on his website: Baraka films